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UI Designer

Location: Rockville, MD, United States
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2024

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Title: UI Designer    

Location: Hybrid      

Terms: Full-time     

Clearance: Qualified candidates must be US citizens and able to obtain a minimum of a Public Trust clearance     



That’s RIVA.  Our employee-first approach has manifested a culture that attracts the best and brightest.  By investing in people first, and providing a flexible work environment, our employees have higher morale, higher productivity rates, and lower turnover. At RIVA, people are our #1 priority.     


RIVA Solutions Inc. is seeking a UI Designer to support the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) website migration project. The ideal candidate has experience designing user journeys, mockups, and prototypes optimized for a wide rand of devises and interfaces. Expectations include supporting the efficient migration and digital experience throughout the project's lifecycle.     



  • Identify solutions to customer problems based on validated insights from the User Research team
  • Manage the planning, design, and implementation of multiple sites and applications across multiple clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with team of developers, engineers customer to define, design, and implement innovative, beautiful, intuitive digital solutions for use by our federal customer and their stakeholders
  • Collaborate with UX and design research specialists in the analysis of user research to inform the design of highly usable web pages, application interfaces, and other dynamic solutions
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas for websites, applications, and other digital solutions
  • Create scalable design resources to aid in project collaboration and the expansion of creative services



  • Minimum Education: BS/BA degree (Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent)   
  • Minimum Experience: 6-8 years’ experience in related field


Desired Qualifications:  

  • 5+ years combined professional design experience (UI Design, Graphic Design, CX/UX, Design Research)
  • Strong online portfolio that showcases the candidate’s ability to make research-driven decisions in the design of responsive web and mobile applications
  • Results-oriented problem solver with high standards for quality, accuracy, attention to detail, and overall excellence
  • Strong understanding of the life cycle process of website development (discovery, planning, design, requirements, coding, testing, and user testing and evaluation)
  • Strong understanding of user interface design standards
  • Experience designing large enterprise websites that are compliant with 508 and US Web Design System (USWDS) standards
  • Experience prioritizing features while accounting for user goals and business requirements
  • Experience carrying designs from start to finish, from wireframes to delivery of final high-fidelity UI mockups
  • Experience establishing and maintaining rapid customer feedback loops to inform design at critical stages
  • Self-starter, motivated, confident, and can work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Success on projects designed from scratch as well as redesigns for established platforms or products
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Excellent interpersonal and client-focused skills—interacts well with all levels of staff and partners with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Advanced coding knowledge (HTML, CSS, and JS)
  • Experience using Agile methodology to manage projects
  • Experience creating and modifying data visualizations
  • Experience evaluating existing systems and processes to identify UI issues and develop UI recommendations
  • Understanding of user research methodologies, user-centered design principles, and frameworks
  • Understanding of user personas, user flows, affinity mapping, and other research tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


RIVA Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please email [email protected]. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.   
Join us at RIVA Solutions, where your talents are valued, and your growth is our priority.   


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